Meet the makers

Meet The Makers: The Colour, Material and Finish Team

In our Meet The Makers series, we’ve met a whole host of the Sony Mobile tech team who work on what’s going on inside our devices. Now, we thought it was about time we focused our attention on the wonderful creative team in charge of making the outside each handset look oh so good. This …

Meet The Makers: S-Force Front Surround

Xperia XZ Premium’s 4K HDR screen may be the show-stealer on the spec sheet, but our engineers didn’t cut corners when it came to sound. Sony’s long history of audio expertise allowed us to take decades of audio know-how and bring that to XZ Premium, XZ1 and XZ1 Compact. Not only does it give you …

What innovations do you hope the future of mobile will bring?

At Sony Mobile we put innovation at the heart of everything we do. At MWC we saw the first 4K HDR screen and 960fps Super slow motion video capture capability in a smartphone, interactive projection become a reality and the reveal of Xperia Ear Open-Style CONCEPT. One team with a remit solely on creativity and …

Meet The Makers: The team behind Xperia Touch

One of the most exciting announcements we made at MWC was Xperia Touch, the Android projector with the ability to turn any flat surface into a 23” HD touchscreen. Since its reveal, we’ve been itching to find out how something so radical could go from initial concept to reality and if we really are heading …

Meet The Makers: Shinji Kanada tells us about ALKALEIDO™

When the Xperia XZ spec sheet dropped into our inbox back in September something unusual caught our eye. It seemed HQ had created an entirely new metal for this smartphone. “The back is made from high purity ALKALEIDO™ metal” it read, “adding depth, shine and brightness to the finish.” Suitably intrigued, we made it our …